Laying the foundation Eamon Ford, a junior at the University of Chicago, estimates he spent 630 hours working nearly every day over the summer on an iPhone and iPad app that gathers news articles, photos, videos, and other media from CERN and then makes them accessible to the public in an easily navigable user interface. Ford wrote in Objective-C in the Apple's Xcode integrated development environment, and said most of what he did was user interface work, modeled after newsreaders such as the Google Currents app. … [Read more...] about How student coders helped CERN build iPhone app, speed up simulations
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In collaboration with fellow id Software co-founder Adrian Carmack (no relation to John Carmack), Romero is seeking $700,000 on Kickstarter. A pledge of just $29 guarantees you a digital copy of the game with reward tiers scaling all the way up to $10,000 which affords the opportunity to attend the game’s launch party and help design some game elements. … [Read more...] about John Romero needs your help to fund Blackroom
Hydrogen-powered vehicles have never really caught on in the passenger car space because there’s been very little investment in the necessary infrastructure. Where companies like Tesla and multiple governments and clean energy groups have spent the last decade building out relatively vast networks of electric vehicle chargers, only a handful of hydrogen filling stations exist to date. … [Read more...] about GM acquires stake in electric truck maker Nikola, will help make the company’s first vehicle
It will be critical for organizations to better protect themselves from these security incidents to ensure continued operations. This is especially true considering the severe impact these events can have on businesses of all sizes, which includes lost productivity, business disruption, time spent solving the issue and loss of data. However, the biggest concern and justifiable fear for SMB owners is that these threats can ultimately put them out of business. As organizations digitally transform to become more agile and responsive to their customers, it is important that businesses ensure any new IT initiatives are fully vetted and approved by those overseeing cybersecurity. … [Read more...] about Cyberattacks: where can small businesses turn to for help?
The Vi is ambitious by design, and represents a future of intelligent fitness and running devices. We’ve spent a lot of time with her – the AI is female-voiced – and while right now she’s a great tool for casual and newer runners building fitness, she’s lacking some essential features that more serious runners, those chasing new PBs, are going to be looking for. … [Read more...] about The best running gadgets: top fitness tech to help you run better